Flashcards in Group 3 Deck (50)
n. infection, contamination.
n. number of persons in a population who test positive for a specific disease based on serology (blood serum)
n. pain in the muscles and joints of the lower back
n. person who watches, guard that challenges all comers. lookout
n. shell, skin, coat, hide. Outer protective layer, esp that of an animal or plant
n. sickness, discomfort, depression, anxiety. Society afflicted by deep cultural __.
n. summit, highest park, peak
n. swelling of the neck from enlargement of thyroid gland
n. technical term for bad breath
n. action of cutting into a living body
n. record of descent of an animal, showing it to be purebred animal, recorded ancestry esp of upper class
n. science of the causes, nature, and course of disease
n. the study of the cause of diseases
n. thigh bone
n. treat a person w vaccine to produce immunity against a disease
n. type, breed, category, class. The usual major subdivision of a family or sub family in the classification of organisms, us. more than one species
v. alleviate, ally without curing
v. bespeckle, mark with spots or smears of color. The cow coat was red _ with white.
v. eradicate, uproot, diplace
v. erase, delete, eliminate. With time the words are _ ed by the frost and rain.
v. having more than five fingers or toes
v. send off efficiently, dismiss persons. They _ the opposition.
v. sterilize (a female animal) by removing the ovaries. We __ dogs so they don't breed.
v. tear, deeply cut; wound. His badly __ hands and kneew.
v. tough, examine, examined by touch esp for medical purposes.
v. wavering cry, baa (sheep, goat, calf).
adj. rural, rustic, pastoral, relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside
adj. untamed, in a wild state, esp after escape from captivity/ domestication. __ cat.
adj. dull, heavy, slow
adj. enduring, continuous
adj. heavily loaded or weighed down
adj. momentary, passing, short-lived, brief. Short amount of time, short life cycle.
adj. productive, fertile
adj. woodsy, sylvan, rustic
n. bridge that carries road or railroad
n. compact group of mountains esp one that is separate from other groups
n. dome shaped tent made by fastening covers over frame work of poles
n. flowerless plant that has feathery or leafy fronds and reproduces
n. gentle slope leading from the base of mountains to a region of flat land
n. hillock, knoll, mount; hump group rising above something
n. low hill at the base of a mountain, range
n. low protective wall along the edge of a roof bridge or balcony
n. person employed to carry luggage and other loads esp in railroad station, airport, hotel
n. roof covering of straw, reeds, palm leaves or a similar material
n. roofed platform along the outside of a house, level with the ground floor
n. series of shots fired or missiles thrown all at the same time or in quick succession. A _ of accusations.
n. stack of hay corn straw or similar material esp one built into a regular shape and thatched
n. tree shrub that grows in muddy chiefly tropical coastal swamps inundated at high tide
n. very small stream